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  • Jane Russ: Yes Happy day and thanks to all who support and enable people with mixed abilities to have much fuller and more satisfying lives. God Bless you All. (4 days, 15 hours ago)
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  • Vicki Stebbins: I didn't read Senator Muir said this "...Tonight we saw children on Christmas Island being handed the phone number of Senator Muir..." you need to put a link to where this was actually said, or... (2 weeks, 1 day ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Good to see an ex-DLP Senator reverting to DLP position on Refugees. Remember that both ALP and Liberals were hostile to Vietnamese Refugees and ALP was to a great extent hostile to Post World... (2 weeks, 1 day ago)
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  • Charlie Schroeder: That's very much giving overtly and removing covertly. More has been removed and what has been removed is more important than what has been given. A common ploy of government. We need... (2 weeks, 3 days ago)
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  • Mark Duffett: "rush of blood to his head"? Defence say they want subs with the performance characteristics of nuclear subs, so nuclear subs is what they should get! Trying to get this performance with... (3 weeks, 3 days ago)
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  • Meredith Doig: Mmmm ... interesting. I did not know Milton Friedman was in favour of equal marriage, but on reflection, it makes sense. Thank you for pointing this out. Thank you also for this sensible... (3 weeks, 4 days ago)
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  • Margaret Neal: And the biggest insult is that 1233ABC Newcastle listeners will have Sydney's James Valentine inflicted on us - and no doubt, guff about Macquarie Street goings on, which many of us left Sydney... (3 weeks, 5 days ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Bob Day says Question time is very important to crossbenchers. Does this mean his concern for Question time exceeds his concerns for Family Superannuation? I have on occasions previously... (3 weeks, 6 days ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: THe previous Greens Leader Senator Brown just about got thrown out of the Senate when President Bush spoke to a meeting of Parliament. However when a true totalitarian leader addresses Parliament... (19 November 2014)
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  • Brett Hilder: Welcome to our country, Mr. Modi. A worthy speech. Friendship between countries is strengthened by good words between good leaders. If you ever need a quiet drink and a discussion about... (19 November 2014)
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  • Brett Hilder: Good points here. Can we please have more positive stuff like this generally? Real leadership is about a positive vision. (19 November 2014)
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  • Brett Hilder: A very good welcoming speech. More of this in the wider public arena would reduce the cynicism amongst voters. (19 November 2014)
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  • Brett Hilder: A very good welcoming speech. More of this in the wider public arena would reduce the cynicism amongst voters. (19 November 2014)
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  • Mark Duffett: Milne twists what the Chinese have committed to do. Contrary to her clear implication that it's all about renewables, the '1,000 gigawatts of energy by 2030' is, directly from the text of the... (18 November 2014)
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  • William Boeder: Day by day, week by week on and on it goes, Senator Eric Abetz uses his assumed position of someone who knows what is in the best interests of Australia. (Notwithstanding his callous... (18 November 2014)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: It is very seldom that I agree with a single utterance by the Greens but on this case they are spot on. Senator Lambie was not elected to hijack every debate. The Senate President or Chairman... (18 November 2014)
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  • Brett Hilder: Why did your government NOT hold ASQA, the national training (VET) regulator to account for repeated breaches of the NVR Act, 2011.............and repeated failures at the Administrative Appeals... (18 November 2014)
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  • Brett Hilder: The previous government put in place a poor regulatory framework and encouraged it to take a hostile approach to private training providers. Many quality training organisations have been... (18 November 2014)
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  • Brett Hilder: Thank you Minister. The national VET regulator has been making public statements denigrating the work of the majority of RTOs. Fact is, their figures are based on hopelessly nebulous... (18 November 2014)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Senator Madigan should know better than to call the dictator in Beijing "President of China". The last legally elected President of China is in Taipei not Beijing. Even ex DLP Senators should... (18 November 2014)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Repealed a Carbon Tax which the LNP went to 2007 election advocating. Allowed the closure of the Car Industry, Food Processing Plants, Shut down Live Cattle Exports, closed Caterpillar, In... (6 November 2014)
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  • Kay Spurr: And for this we pay Mr Hogan $195,130 pa plus electoral allowance plus nearly $29,000 transport allowance? Oh yes, he did support the Budget because it was 'fair' and has asked a few Dorothy... (30 October 2014)
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  • Mark Duffett: "our communities, our farmland and our environment devastated by coal seam gas extraction" Really? Where and how, exactly, have they been "devastated"? (devastate (v.). destroy, ruin,... (30 October 2014)
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  • Anthony McIntyre: You cannot have sustainable growth. We live in a finite world so one day growth must stop. We keep being told the old furphy that we must have continuous economic growth. Even the government's... (30 October 2014)
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  • Brett Sanderson: Why was the Chief Minister of the Norfolk Island Government not acknowledged by the Speaker? Was the motion to the Speaker from the Norfolk Island Parliament read by the... (29 October 2014)
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